Events & Performances
Natchez Little Theatre
319 Linton Avenue at Maple Street
Natchez Little Theatre is America's most active non-profit volunteer community theatre and the oldest in Mississippi, entertaining the Miss-Lou since 1932. Celebrating 80 years, over 23,000 patrons from around the world visit Natchez Little Theatre during its 12 month season of over 100 performances.
"Mississippi Medicine Show", a Bicentennial Edition
September 22nd through October 8th
Friday's and Saturday's at 7:30 p.m.
Monday, October 2nd at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, October 8th at 2:00 p.m.
Mississippi Medicine Show takes you back to the Natchez of the mid 19th century. A recreation of old steamboat times when traveling shows pedaled their miracle cures up and down the mighty Mississippi River with the top talent of the day. Dr. Morphineus Codeine Shingles touts his Magic Wondrous Healing Oil, the Elixir of Life! and brings with him his hilarious sidekick, Miss Scarlette, Mark Twain and a group of comics, clowns, and performers singing the popular music of the 1800's and about the river. Classics by Stephen Foster, Jerome Kern, Roger Miller, spirituals and songs of the Civil War performed in period costumes as well as the wit and wisdom of Mark Twain and songs made famous by the Black Swan, Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield, born as a slave in Natchez but taken to the north and adopted by her owner where she was given her freedom to sing on the stages of Europe and the Swedish nightingale, Jenny Lind who visited Natchez in the 1850's.
$15 per ticket
Thursday, November 9 at 7:30pm, Friday, November 10 at 7:30pm, Saturday, November 11 at 7:30pm
Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have 39 Steps, a fast paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre!
This 2 time Tony and Drama Desk Award winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously small but talented cast), an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old fashioned romance!
Raising of the American Flag at Ellicott Hill
Saturday, October 7 at 5:00pm
The House on Ellicott Hill, 211 N.Canal Street
Re-enactment of Major Ellicott's encampment and the 1797 raising of the American Flag, claiming Natchez and all former Spanish Lands east of the Mississippi above the 31st parallel for the U.S.A. Heritage food and craft demonstrations, open house self guided tour, complimentary lemonade. Beer, wine and soda's available for purchase.
$15 per ticket, children under 12 free
Mississippi Music: All Shook Up with Lynn Beach Smith and Alvin Shelby
Wednesdays, September 27th and October 4th at 6:00pm
Stanton Hall, 401 High Street
Mississippi is the birthplace of America's music.Come hear some of the greatest tunes of the 20th century, from the King of Rock and Roll to the iconic gospel greats, inside beautiful Stanton Hall!
$30 per ticket
Amos Polk's Voices of Hope
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays
Dinner at 6:45 and Concert at 7:30 - 8:30
The Carriage House Restaurant, 401 High Street
Enjoy a bountiful plantation dinner and a stirring gospel concert at the renowned Carriage House Restaurant on the grounds of antebellum Stanton Hall.
$40 per ticket
Ghost Tour at Longwood
Longwood, 140 Lower Woodville Road
Fridays and Saturdays, September 29 and 30 and October 6 and 7 at 6:00 PM
Join us for a ghostly tour and wicked brew in the epitome of phantom-like settings.
$25 per ticket for Adults
$15 per ticket for Children 12 and under
Saturday, September 23 and Monday, September 25 at 5:00pm
Concord Quarters, 301 Gayosa Avenue
Local African-American Artisans, Gregory and Deborah Cosey, take you down history lane to the "Quarters", the only structure remaining on the early historic Concord Plantation. Deborah shares her personal story of the painstaking restoration of the Quarters through songs, skits and a lively tour.
$20 per ticket
Choctaw Hall: Experience an Evening of the History of Dining in the 1800's
Friday's and Saturdays, September 22nd and 23rd and October 6th and 7th at 6:30pm
Choctaw Hall, 310 N.Wall Street
Hosted by David Garner and Lee Glover, experience a period appointed dining table of authentic silver, china, crystal, and table adornments. Enjoy a veranda hosted sampling of period foods and champagne punch and learn how to entertain wth style today author and chef Lynn Johnson.
$40 per ticket
An Evening at Auburn
Friday, September 29, 5:00 to 7:00pm
Auburn, 400 Duncan Avenue
Step back in time at Auburn Antebellum Home with music by Burnley Cook, Master of the Calliope, performing music of the steamboat era, and libations by Clark Feiser, master of the mint julep, conjuring his famous recipe for your sampling.
$20 per ticket